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A 27-year-old female asked:

Alternative to abilify for avoiding weight gain? also taking 100mg pristiq (desvenlafaxine).

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Dr. Patrick Tapia
Psychiatry 13 years experience
Talk with the doctor: There are several newer antipsychotics that are thought to have less weight gain like lurasidone, asenapine, iloperidone and ziprasidone. You may want to talk to the prescribing doctor to see if one is appropriate for you!

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Last updated Dec 3, 2014

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